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NIH SBIR/STTR: Proposal Preparation Intensive

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Is your company considering or planning on submitting a proposal for SBIR/STTR funding through the National Institutes of Health (NIH)? If you are targeting the September 5th submission deadline, you better start the process now!

“From the Sources’ Mouth” with NIH/NHLBI

Live Virtual Workshop

Don’t miss your chance to hear directly from the Small Business Lead at the NIH’s, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI), Dr. Stephanie Davis.   The NHLBI plans, conducts and supports research, clinical trials and demonstration and education projects related to the causes, prevention, diagnosis and treatment of heart, blood vessel, lung, and blood diseases and sleep disorders. It also supports research on the clinical use of blood and all aspects of the management and safety of blood resources. The NHLBI SBIR/STTR program fosters basic, applied, and clinical research on all product and service development related to the mission of the NHLBI.   Join this overview of the NIH/NHLBI program and learn, from the source, what technologies they are looking for and what’s needed to submit a successful proposal. Following the presentation there will be ample of Q&A time with the presenter.     Register Here no cost to attend, but registration is required       Featuring: Stephanie Davis, Ph.D., Small Business Program Lead, National Heart Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI)   Stephanie Davis, Ph.D. has served as the Small Business Program Lead at the National Heart Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI) since 2020. Stephanie received her B.S. in […]

“From the Sources’ Mouth” with EPA

Live Virtual Workshop

Don’t miss your chance to hear directly from Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Program Manager, April Richards.   EPA supports the development and commercialization of technologies that protect human health and the environment. Solicitation topics focus on core mission areas and include Clean & Safe Water, Air Quality, Land Revitalization, Homeland Security, Sustainable Materials Management and Safer Chemicals.   Join this overview of the EPA SBIR program and learn, from the source, what technologies they are looking for and what’s needed to submit a successful proposal. Following the presentation there will be ample of Q&A time with the presenter.     Register Here no cost to attend, but registration is required       Featuring: April Richards, Program Manager for the EPA’s Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Program     April Richards is the Program Manager for the EPA’s Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Program. This program supports small businesses to develop and commercialize novel environmental technologies which address EPA’s mission to protect human health and the environment. April worked as a fellow on the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee where she provided expertise on environmental issues. She previously worked for an environmental engineering consulting firm in Florida primarily in […]

“From the Sources’ Mouth” with USDA

Live Virtual Workshop

Don’t miss your chance to hear directly from United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) program manager, Melinda Coffman!   USDA supports high quality research related to important scientific problems and opportunities in agriculture that could lead to significant public benefits. Topics include forests and animal production and protection; Food Science and Nutrition; Rural Development; Aquaculture; Biofuels and Biobased Products; Small and Mid-Size Farms; Plant Production and Protection/Engineering; Plant Production and Protection/Biology.   Join this 1-hour overview of the USDA SBIR program and learn, from the source, what’s needed to submit a successful proposal.     Register Here no cost to attend, but registration is required       Featuring: Melinda Coffman,   USDA Small Business Innovation and Research (SBIR/STTR) Program Coordinator     Melinda has been with NIFA, as the USDA Small Business Innovation and Research (SBIR) Program Coordinator, since September of 2020. She manages the program, which administers Phase I and Phase II grants and works closely with the Small Business Administration. Prior to this position, she had spent much of her career working at the University of Kansas, where she worked in social science research, consulting / training, and program evaluation. Through her research and evaluation projects she became […]

“From the Sources’ Mouth” with NIDILRR

Live Virtual Workshop

Don’t miss your chance to hear directly from, Brian Bard, The National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR) SBIR Program Manager.     The National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR) is one of the many organizations under the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). NIDILRR’s SBIR program focuses to help support the development of new ideas and projects that are useful to persons with disabilities by inviting the participation of small business firms with strong research capabilities in science, engineering, or educational technology.     Join this 1-hour overview of the NIDILRR SBIR program and learn, from the source, what technologies they are looking for and what’s needed to submit a successful proposal with ample Q&A time.       Register Here no cost to attend, but registration is required     The session is ideal for technology-based entrepreneurs, startups and small businesses familiar with the SBIR/STTR programs who want to learn more. New to SBIR/STTR? Please view our on-demand webinars before joining our “From the Sources’ Mouth” training sessions.   Featuring: Brian Bard,   Program Manager of the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Program at The National Institute on Disability, Independent […]

“From the Sources’ Mouth” with DOE

Live Virtual Workshop

Don’t miss your chance to hear directly from Department of Energy (DOE) program manager, Eileen Chant.   DOE’s mission is to ensure America's security and prosperity by addressing its energy, environmental and nuclear challenges through transformative science and technology solutions.     Join this overview of the DOE SBIR program and learn, from the source, what technologies they are looking for and what’s needed to submit a successful proposal. Following the presentation there will be ample Q&A time with the presenter.       Register Here no cost to attend, but registration is required     The session is ideal for technology-based entrepreneurs, startups and small businesses familiar with the SBIR/STTR programs who want to learn more. New to SBIR/STTR? Please view our on-demand webinars before joining our “From the Sources’ Mouth” training sessions.   Featuring: Eileen Chant,   Department of Energy (DOE) Program Manager     Eileen manages the DOE Phase 0 Outreach and Assistance program and coordinates our outreach efforts at state, regional and national conferences.  The Phase 0 program offers specialized Phase I proposal preparation and review assistance to eligible applicants from underrepresented groups and states. Eileen has over 25 years of diverse Energy Technology encompassing startup assistance, […]

“From the Sources’ Mouth” with NOAA

Live Virtual Workshop

Don’t miss your chance to hear directly from SBIR Program Manager at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Dr. Genevieve Lind.   NOAA’s SBIR Program seeks highly innovative products with excellent commercial potential. All SBIR proposals must relate to the NOAA mission and should have commercial applications outside of NOAA.     Join this overview of the NOAA SBIR program and learn, from the source, what technologies they are looking for and what’s needed to submit a successful proposal. Following the presentation there will be ample Q&A time with the presenter.       Register Here no cost to attend, but registration is required     The session is ideal for technology-based entrepreneurs, startups and small businesses familiar with the SBIR/STTR programs who want to learn more. New to SBIR/STTR? Please view our on-demand webinars before joining our “From the Sources’ Mouth” training sessions.   Featuring: Dr. Genevieve Lind,   SBIR Program Manager at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)     Dr. Genevieve Lind (she/her) is the SBIR Program Manager at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). She brings years of experience in the SBIR/STTR and technology development space at the National Institute of Neurological Disorders […]